Tag: "chip" at medical news
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...he Alzheimer’s killer using chisels and hammers to chip
away at deeply buried clues,” Dr. Golde says. “Now we have the scientific tools and fancy machines that allow us to be so much more productive and to progressively solve this mystery,” he says. “It’s a new century.” Defining Alzheimer’s disease r...
Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted
... said Freeman. Fish from the supermarket, from the chip
stand and from the Great Lakes all contain various concentrations of harmful contaminants, which all together can have serious cumulative effects on human health. The report makes several recommendations on how to protect public health by: improv...
Now, FISH on a Chip for Quicker, Cost-effective Cancer Diagnosis
...t for cancer, and automated it onto a microfluidic chip
. The new technology, developed by University of...t types of cancer. It is based on a microfluidic chip
the size of a microscope slide, developed by Chris Backhouse, professor of electrical engineering, a...
RNA Play a Vital Role in Gene Activity
...division. But until Rinn used a new type of gene chip
called a tiling array in the new study to home in on nearby regions of DNA, they didn't know how the HOX expression patterns themselves were determined. "I like to think of it as genomic scuba diving," said Rinn of the new experiments. The tiling a...
NIH Awards Emory $3.6 Million for Schizophrenia Gene Research
...r about one in every 1,000 base pairs, on a single chip
the size of a microscope slide. The project team w...ping us identify CNVs, we believe this new kind of chip
technology may lead us to the specific genes that influence schizophrenia and other major psychiatri...
US Hospital Group Offers Warranty on Surgeries
... industries whether car manufacturing or computer chip
making have long understood the importance of improving each piece of the production process to tamp down costs and improve overall quality. But hospitals have been slow to focus their attention on standardizing the way they deliver care, said Dr...
Floida to Electronically Track Alzheimers Patients
... it would implant a radio frequency identification chip
into Alzheimer's patients, but only with the cons...mplanted under the skin of the right forearm. Each chip
will contain a unique 16-digit number that, when scanned in an emergency room, will link to the pati...
Sacked Employee Says Stress Led to His Sex Addiction
... idle for five to 10 minutes as the machine checks chip
measurements. It was during one of these periods on May 28, 2003, that he logged onto a chat room. According to his lawyer, Pacenza had visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington earlier that day. Pacenza said he was called away before...
Researchers Discover Starch Cocktail Fuel for green Car
...We plan to use cellulose from plants, such as wood chip
and agricultural waste. The enzymes would produce hydrogen in real-time, as your engine needs it, said Zhang. "If the financial support is sufficient, within three to five years, this technology will be applied to high-end markets such as cellular ...
New Wireless System Developed to Detect Esophageal Reflux
...new system involves pinning a small, flexible RFID chip
to the esophagus, where it remains until removed by a physician. The chip, about two square centimeters, or a little bigger than a dime, tests for electrical impulses that signal acidic or nonacidic liquids moving through the esophagus. It then trans...
India to Protect Its Forests With the Aid of Austrian NGO
... in the context of global change - has said it can chip
in with expert advice. "Over-exploitation and over-harvesting are two of the major reasons for the depletion of the forest cover of India. The existing forest cover in the country is 20 percent, but the target should be 30 percent," Sten Nilsson, d...
‘Fingerprints’ to Track Common Infections in Childrn
...om a drop of blood and placed it on a special gene chip
called a microarray, which contains probes for the...ssible way they could send in the results from the chip
and get the analysis back via the Internet, for example. “Pediatricians understand that this could...
The World's First Digital Insulin Pen With a Memory Launched
... punctures. The pen is battery operated and uses a chip
for its memory, which can record up to the last 16 insulin doses. Patients can review these doses on the digital display, which also includes the priming doses. The pen looks like a writing pen. It does not look like a medical instrument, which ena...
Biochemical Chip Solves Cell-mating Puzzle
Scientists have used a biochemical chip
to explain the important role a certain protein pl...l Nature how they used their patented microfluidic chip
to study yeast cells merging together. The research has solved a long-standing mystery of how a spec...
Parents Bank Kids' Umbilical Cord Blood
...y-shower gift: a registry where friends and family chip
in almost $2,000 to start// privately banking a newborn's umbilical cord blood, just in case of future illness. That idea of biological insurance is a long shot that most mothers-to-be can safely ignore, say new guidelines from the nation's pediatr...
New Microchip for Protein Sorting
...p. The sample is then run through the sieve of the chip
continuously. The chip
is designed with a network of microfluidic channels surrounding the sieve, and the anisotropy (direc...
‘Smart House’ Developed to Monitor People With Dementa
... And if there's no response, a signal is sent to a chip
inside the taps to automatically turn the water off. Similarly, pressure sensors under the bed can tell if the patient is asleep or wandering around the house in the night. The devices are programmed to send a signal to speakers in every room, ...
Einstein's Tea Leaves Inspire New Blood Separation Technique
...ipates the technology could be incorporated into a chip
roughly the size of a credit card. He said the dev...ent manufacturing techniques -- about 50 cents per chip
-- but could still be five to 10 years away from mass production. Source-Newswise...
McCain Chips in With a ‘healthy’ Variety of Chis
...r this piece of news, there are a few others whose chip
inside (read brain) has begun working overtime. A blanket go-ahead for chips may actually mislead the public, they aver. Miranda Watson, consumer group spokeswoman said, "Many people think of chips as being unhealthy, but as McCain has shown, that ...
First Gene Chip Discovered by Cincinnati Researchers
... of at// least five hereditary liver diseases. The chip
may also be used to detect genetic causes of jaund...rnal Gastroenterology. According to the study, the chip
is nearly 100 percent effective in the detection of the most common mutations in children with inher...
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